Prostate Cancer Canada's Blog



Rabbi Moshe Meirovich's experience with prostate cancer
2014-11-12 10:42:36 AM
It was October 2010. Four biopsies came back positive for prostate cancer. This was a real shock because I had vigilantly monitored my PSA count for several years.
 
"I received the call on my way to catch a flight last June…"
2014-08-29 12:41:46 PM
On the way to the airport, former CFL and NFL star, Todd McMillon, received news that would change his life.
Research Corner - July 2014
2014-07-25 4:16:11 PM
We’re pleased to share some of the important research findings from our PCC-funded researchers. Their discoveries are making a difference in the field of prostate cancer and more outcomes are just around the corner.
James Murphy's Story
2014-07-25 2:52:41 PM
Having a career as a professional athlete, I’m no stranger to tests of endurance, strength, and physical ability. But fighting prostate cancer was a challenge I wasn’t expecting at all.
Young Strong...Hit By Cancer
2014-05-20 11:37:16 AM
"I was in the airport parking lot when my doctor called."
Why You Need to Protect the 5 Hole
2014-05-05 9:31:54 AM
When I was growing up, I wanted to be a professional hockey player. I had all the makings of the great athlete; I was strong, focused, disciplined, and I had a great passion for the game. There was just one missing piece. Skill. But I was big, so they put me in net.
Research Corner - April 2014
2014-04-21 3:58:04 PM
Find out about some of the exciting updates happening in these Prostate Cancer Canada funded research projects.
My Dad Didn't Survive Prostate Cancer
2013-12-05 2:05:49 PM
My dad lost his long, courageous battle with prostate cancer on October 1, 2013, surrounded by the love of his family at home. I want to tell his story to let others know that even one missed PSA test can mean the difference between life and loss.
Early Detection Helped Me Survive
2013-12-04 3:23:48 PM
Forty is a big milestone year. For me, it was, but not in the way that you might think. Ironically, I think it was my doctor that gave me the most meaningful 40th birthday gift that I received – a PSA test of all things.
Risky Business: On distinguishing low-risk from high-risk prostate cancer
2013-11-26 3:38:17 PM
In September, PCC released recommendations with one overarching goal: for more men to get tested for prostate cancer. Currently, the test that is initially used for the early detection of prostate cancer is the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test. It is a simple blood test that detects the levels of a protein released by the prostate when it is under stress.
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